Alliott Global Alliance (previously ‘Alliott Group’), one of the world’s largest multidisciplinary alliances of professional services firms, has added to its coverage in Africa through the appointment of Top 10 Ghanaian law firm CQ Legal & Consulting.
CQ Legal & Consulting, a leading national law firm founded by Managing Partner Ms Cynthia Quarcoo has a strong understanding of the African legal and business landscape, including the unique cultural and political challenges across the region’s different countries.
The firm’s key areas of expertise relate to advising firms on setting up in emerging markets, using their in-depth knowledge of international trade and customs law. The team’s experience ranges from establishing businesses and consultancies, to working with multinational firms conducting cross-border mergers, acquisitions, financing and refinancing.
With over 15 years’ experience in representing institutional clients, Ms Quarcoo specialises in insolvency and corporate restructuring, having advised PwC on the liquidation of Ghana Airways in 2005. She has been recognised in Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, Leading Lawyer and IFLR.
Ms Quarcoo has acted as co-counsel to the Ministry of Finance and has interest in the Ghanaian music industry representing clients such as Sarkodie, Samini, Edem, Bisa K’ dei and others.
CQ Legal & Consulting view their membership as a platform for future growth, but also a source of education and best practice in future-proofing and building a progressive professional services firm.
Giles Brake, COO of Alliot Group explained the choice of CQ Legal & Consulting.
“Ghana was identified as a key West African country where we needed to select and appoint a leading and collaborative law firm with a strong international orientation and track record. We have found that firm in CQ Legal & Consulting whose team have significant expertise in providing solutions to local and multinational companies facing complex challenges in Ghana and across Africa. We are proud that CQ Legal & Consulting have chosen Alliott Global Alliance as a key pillar in their regional and international development strategy and extend a very warm welcome to the entire team in Accra.”